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Burkina Faso struggles to tackle terror threat
In West Africa, the nation of Burkina Faso is a weak link in the fight against terrorism in the Sahel region. In the north of the country, which suffers constant terror attacks, entire provinces are threatened. And an unprecedented humanitarian crisis is underway, with Covid-19 just beginning to spread. Our reporters Jonathan Walsh and Kalidou Sy went to find out more. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/France24_en
Pathways to Jihad - Counter Extremism Project
Building on the database of 326 jihadis GLOBSEC partnered with the Counter Extremism Project (CEP) to research “why” and “how” people join jihadist terrorist organisations in Western and Central Europe. Since no single “terrorist profile” exists, one can study individual “pathways,” processes and influences that propelled some individuals towards jihadist terrorism. This video describes 8 identified ways that the arrested in Western Europe have taken to join jihadi ranks.
Short stories to counter violent extremism
In Timbuktu and Gao, young people are reading short stories teaching morals of tolerance, justice and freedom. Education-based projects are crucial to enhance youth’s resilience to violent extremism, Zineb Benalla, director of the Transnational Initiative Countering Violent Extremism, tells Devex. Conflict in Context is a month-long global conversation on conflict, transition and recovery. Join the conversation using the hashtag #ConflictInContext and visit: https://pages.devex.com/conflict-in-context.html
Why Spitters Could Be Charged As Terrorists Because Of The Coronavirus | Forbes
As many people take precautionary measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus, a bizarre spate of reports are emerging nationwide of others allegedly spitting and coughing in public, perhaps to infect others, leading officials to issue warnings that perpetrators will be prosecuted—possibly, even, for terrorism. Read the full profile on Forbes: https://www.forbes.com/sites/carlieporterfield/2020/03/31/coronavirus-spitters-could-be-charged-as-terrorists---heres-why/#7c4561cb79c2 Subscribe to FORBES: https://www.youtube.com/user/Forbes?sub_confirmation=1 Stay Connected Forbes newsletters: https://newsletters.editorial.forbes.com Forbes on Facebook: http://fb.com/forbes Forbes Video on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/forbes Forbes Video on Instagram: http://instagram.com/forbes More From Forbes: http://forbes.com Forbes covers the intersection of entrepreneurship, wealth, technology, business and lifestyle with a focus on people and success.